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Summary In this beautiful movie about the end of the world, Justine and Michael are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister Claire, and brother-in-law John. Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco, with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is h...

Directed By: Lars von Trier

Written By: Lars von Trier

Melancholia
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 41 Critic Reviews
81
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 542 User Ratings
6.7
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Summary In this beautiful movie about the end of the world, Justine and Michael are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister Claire, and brother-in-law John. Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco, with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is h...

Directed By: Lars von Trier

Written By: Lars von Trier

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 41 Critic Reviews
81
76% Positive
31 Reviews
20% Mixed
8 Reviews
5% Negative
2 Reviews

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 41 Critic Reviews
81
76% Positive
31 Reviews
20% Mixed
8 Reviews
5% Negative
2 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 542 User Ratings
6.7
68% Positive
367 Ratings
14% Mixed
75 Ratings
18% Negative
100 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 542 User Ratings
6.7
68% Positive
367 Ratings
14% Mixed
75 Ratings
18% Negative
100 Ratings

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Production Company Zentropa Entertainments, Memfis Film, Zentropa International Sweden, Slot Machine, Liberator Productions, Zentropa International Köln, Film i Väst, Danmarks Radio (DR), Arte France Cinéma, Sveriges Television (SVT), Canal+, Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC), CinéCinéma, Edition Video, Nordisk Film Distribution, Det Danske Filminstitut, Eurimages, Nordisk Film & TV-Fond, Svenska Filminstitutet (SFI), Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, BIM Distribuzione
Release Date Nov 11, 2011
Duration 2 h 15 m
Rating R
Tagline Enjoy it while it lasts
Danish Film Awards (Robert)
• 10 Wins & 13 Nominations
European Film Awards
• 3 Wins & 8 Nominations
Bodil Awards
• 2 Wins & 7 Nominations